Custom Left Hand French Trade Gun

by R. Ambright in 20 Gauge


This is a very pretty little French Fusil de Chase made in 2010 by Bob Ambright of Eagle River, WI. It is numbered 44. It is lightly used and is in like new condition.

The stock is a very nice piece of cherry with lots of curl running through it and has a hand rubbed oil finish. The lock is a large Siler. The barrel is a Colerain A weight 38" long in 20 gauge. The steel parts have been aged by a mild etching to give the parts a mottled grey/silver patina. The only negative thing I can find is that the guard and sideplate are not inlet as on an original gun. They are tight to the wood with no gaps but the sideplate is a bit thick and inletting it would improve the appearance a bit. Overall it is very well made and the wood to metal fit is excellent.

Weight is 7 lbs.  Pull is 13".



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